How to use iTunes Card: After reading my guide on how to load iTunes, you have decided to buy one iTunes Card to increase the available balance of your Apple ID. However, being your first experience with this type of service, you have not yet been able to understand how to redeem the amount of the Apple card and, for this reason, you would like my help to succeed in your intent. This is actually the case, am I right? Then let me tell you that you have come to the right place at the right time!
In fact, with today’s tutorial I’ll explain how to use iTunes Card from smartphones, tablets and computers. In addition to showing you the detailed procedure and all the solutions at your disposal to credit the amount of the iTunes Card on your Apple ID, I will also show you how to use the redeemed credit to buy the applications or multimedia contents (movies, books and music) you prefer. . How do you say? Can’t wait to find out more? Then do not delay any longer and investigate the topic immediately!
Courage: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you see fit and, iTunes Card in hand, dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. Follow the instructions I am about to give you carefully, try to put them into practice on the device of your interest and I guarantee you that adding the amount of the gift card in your possession to your Apple ID will be as easy as drinking a glass of water! All that’s left for me is to wish you good reading and a big good luck for everything!
iTunes Card: what it is for
Before going into the details of this guide and explaining yourself how to use iTunes Cardyou may find it useful to know the usefulness of Apple cards, where you can buy them and what denominations are available.
If you’ve never heard of them before, iTunes Cards (not to be confused with Apple Store gift cards) are real top-ups that allow you to add funds to your Apple ID to make purchases on the iTunes Store, App Store and Apple Books.
This is the best payment solution for all users who want to purchase applications, music, movies and books but do not have the ability to associate their Apple ID with one of the payment methods accepted by Apple, such as credit card or PayPal.
If you are interested in purchasing an iTunes Card, you should know that you can find them in physical format (in denominations of 15, 25, 50 And 100 euros) in Apple Stores and authorized points of sale, such as electronics stores and Sisal and Lottomatica betting shops. Alternatively, you can buy them online (and also send them as a gift) on the Apple’s official website in customizable cuts from 10 to 200 euros.
How to use iTunes Card from iPhone and iPad
If your intention is use iTunes Card from iPhone and iPadfirst, tap on the icon of gear wheel present on the home screen, to access the Settings of iOS, then make sure you are signed in with your Apple ID.
At this point, start theApp Storeby tapping on its icon (the white “A” on a light blue background), press on yours photoat the top right, and select the option Add gift card or promotional code from the screen that is proposed to you. Next, tap on the item Use the camera and frames the 16-digit code printed on the back of the iTunes Card with your iPhone or iPad camera.
If, on the other hand, you bought the Apple card online or you prefer to type the code manually, tap on the option You can also type in the codeenter the code in question in the appropriate field and press the button Use codeto credit the iTunes Card amount to your Apple ID.
Alternatively, it will be useful to know that you can also redeem the Apple card code using the app iTunes Store. In this case, start the app in question by tapping on her icon (the white star on purple background), and press the button Use code at the bottom of the screen.
Once you’ve redeemed your iTunes Card credit, you’re ready to make your purchases. If your intention is to purchase a paid application, all you have to do is start theApp Store and select the option Search for, in order to search for the app of your interest. Once identified, you just need to tap on his price and confirm the purchase, by pressing the right side button of the device twice consecutively and using the Face ID (on iPhone X or iPad Pro 2018 and later) or via Touch ID or entering the Apple ID password (on older models of iPhone and iPad).
If, on the other hand, you want to buy or rent a movie or gift a song with iTunes, start the app iTunes Store and select the option of your interest between Music, Movie And Ringtoneswhile you can use the app to buy a book or audiobook Books.
It will be useful to know that, at any time, you can view the balance available on your Apple ID by logging in to Settings of iOS, by pressing on yours first name displayed above and choosing the option iTunes and App Store.
In the new screen that appears, tap yours Apple IDchoose the option View Apple ID and, if required, authenticate via Face ID, Touch ID or entering the Apple ID password, in order to access the section Account settingsin which you can view the credit available on your account (next to the item Apple ID balance).
How to use iTunes Card from Android
You received an iTunes Card as a gift and are wondering if you can use it on your device Android? If so, the answer is yes but, as you can imagine, you cannot use the amount associated with the card to purchase applications, movies, books or songs. All you can do is use your iTunes Card to activate a subscription to Apple MusicApple’s music streaming service.
If this is the case for you and you want to activate Apple Music using the credit of your iTunes Card, take your Android device, start the Play Storeby tapping on its icon (the colored ▶ ︎ symbol), and download the application Apple Music.
Now, select the option You discover visible in the menu located at the bottom, tap on the icon of three dots and choose the item Account from the menu that appears. In the new screen that appears, locate the section Subscriptiontap on the item Use gift card or codeenter the code found on the back of your iTunes Card (it was emailed to you if you purchased online) in the field Enter the code here and tap the button Use codeto redeem your credit card.
At this point, you may be asked to choose whether to use the card to get months of Apple Music subscription. If you don’t select this option, the iTunes Card amount will be credited to your Apple ID.
How to use iTunes Card from computer
It will be useful to know that you can use iTunes Card from computeras long as the latest version of iTunes. If you have a Mac, you can also redeem the gift card amount from Mac App Store.
To proceed to download iTunes, if you have a PC with Windows 10start the Microsoft Store by pressing on the icon shopping bag located in the taskbar, press on the item Research and write “iTunes“in the search field. In the new screen that appears, tap on the icon iTunes and click on the button Getto start its download and installation.
If you have a PC with Windows 8 or earlier of the Microsoft operating system, to download iTunes linked to the Apple’s official website and click on the option of your interest between 64-bit download or Download the app from here (if your OS has 32-bit architecture). Once the download is complete, double-click the file iTunes64Setup.exe (or on the iTunesSetup.exe) and press the buttons Forward And Installto start the iTunes installation wizard.
If, on the other hand, you use a Mac, you should know that iTunes is “factory installed” in macOS and no download is required. If not, you can either install macOS Mojave which includes iTunes version 12.9 (not available as a dmg package) or download iTunes 12.8 (at the time of this writing it’s the latest version available as a dmg package) from Apple’s official website.
To redeem the amount of the gift card, click on the item Account visible at the top and select the option Use code from the menu that appears. If you have the physical version of the iTunes Card, click on the button Use the camera and scan the 16-digit code on the back of the gift card with your computer’s webcam. Alternatively, manually enter the code in question in the appropriate field, press the button Use code And that’s it.
At this point, you can make your iTunes Store purchases using your Apple ID balance. All you need to do is launch iTunes, select the option Storechoose the option you are interested in (Music, Movie, Audio books And TV Programs) using the drop-down menu located at the top left and click on price of the content of your interest to proceed with the automatic payment using the amount of the iTunes Card that you have previously redeemed.
If, on the other hand, your intention is to download a paid application from the Mac App Storestart the latter, by tapping on its icon (the white “A” on a light blue background) visible in the Dock bar of your Mac and, if you have not already done so, proceed to redeem the amount of your gift card.
Then press on yours photo visible at the bottom left, choose the option Use gift card and, if required, enter the password of your Apple ID in the appropriate field. Now, choose the option Use the camera to frame the iTunes Card code with your Mac’s webcam, otherwise type the code in question in the field Code and press the buttons Use code And endto redeem the credit manually.
Once this is done, find the paid app you want to buy by writing its name in the field Search forat the top, tap his price and choose the option Buy app. Then enter your Apple ID password in the field Password (or use the Touch IDif your Mac supports it) and click the button Buyto complete the payment using your Apple ID balance and start the app download.